Subtle Morning Signs Showing Increased Diabetes Risk

Subtle Morning Signs Showing Increased Diabetes Risk

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Diabetes is often called a silent killer that affects the overall functioning of the body gravely. It gradually causes serious complications leading to heart problems, kidney damage, vision-related issues and other concerns.

Dr. BM Makkar, Senior Diabetologist, President RSSDI says, “Sometimes these symptoms are so subtle that it becomes difficult to distinguish them from others. For this reason, it becomes all the more essential to be acquainted with the symptoms associated with diabetes.

Dry Mouth

The most significant warning sign for diabetes in the morning is dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth or feel extremely thirsty right after waking up in the morning often, then consider it an alert to diabetes and get your blood sugar levels checked immediately.


Signals that trigger in the morning due to heightened blood sugar levels are nausea. It may happen as a result of complications from diabetes or other conditions. Most of the time, nausea is harmless and very momentary.

Blurry vision

If you get a blurry vision when you wake up in the morning, you must quickly check your blood sugar levels. Diabetes may also cause the eye lens to enlarge, which could result in hazy vision. Your eye’s lens may change shape and your vision may become blurry.

Numb feet

Damaged nerves can result from high blood sugar (glucose). The nerves in the legs and feet are most frequently affected by diabetic neuropathy. Diabetic neuropathy symptoms can range from tingling and pain to numbness in the hands, feet, and legs.

Few other Morning Symptoms in Diabetics

If you get a feeling of disorientation, faintness, tiredness and numb feet when you wake up, it may be an alarming signal of fluctuating blood levels.

Takeaway Message

In order to manage a life threatening health complication like diabetes one needs to take note of these subtle signs.

You need to remember that early medical intervention is one of the sure shot ways to control the progress of such diseases.

Diabetes can be controlled with a healthy lifestyle.





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